Need something to read but don't feel like going out?

We have endless books, magazines and other items for you to check out digitally!

Man lying on a couch reading a book which obscures his face

Find out more here!


Help for Parents

Resources and Links for Parents

We know it's a challenging time to be a parent, and we're here to help! Follow us on Facebook for virtual story time, and the latest information.

If you need help feeding your children while they are not in school, most school districts locally are providing bagged lunches for pick up. Please contact your local district for information, but for McHenry School District 15, this is the current information:

https://www.d15.org/domain/716

Additional community resources for food can be found here:

Food Pantries

 


Hours and Location

Hours:

The library is currently open FOR CURBSIDE PICKUP ONLY.

 

Our current hours are:

Monday: 10am - 3pm

Tuesday: 2pm - 7pm

Wednesday: 10am -3pm

Thursday: 2pm - 7pm

Friday: 12pm - 5pm

Saturday: 12pm - 5pm

 

Please note - we CANNOT offer copying or fax services at this time, or use of the computers. Call with any questions on 815-385-6303

 

 

Find us at:

813 IL-120 

McHenry, IL 60051


The Covid-19 Epidemic

Advice For Patrons

We know it's a confusing time, and one thing the library has always offered is information, we're here to help! Below please find some links regarding information on the Covid-19 epidemic, and when we can expect things to get back to (somewhat) normal.

 

Illinois Dept. Of Health Covid-19 Updates

CDC Information on Covid-19

Chicago Tribune Covid-19 Updates

 

 

 

Take & Make Advent Calendar

Pick one up now!

Poster showing a take and make advent calendar craft that can be picked up curbside at the library


Heard about EBSCO Databases?

Take a look...

Poster giving a quick synopsis of the use of EBSCO Databases


Library Closing - Back to Locker/Curbside Pickup!

Poster informing our patrons that our library will be closing as of Monday November 16 2020 and going to curbside pickup until further notice, due to the high positivity rates for Covid-19 in our area.


OverDrive/Libby

Borrow from the comfort of your home!

Borrow e-books, audio books and more at OverDrive. All you need is your River East Library Card.

 


eRead - Our Digital Library

Endless books - right at your fingertips.

Image provided by Axis 360 of a woman holding a tablet or mobile device facing away from her, with the screen displaying the Axis 360/eRead Illinois website.

Clicking the image above will take you to a new app we're using that allows you to borrow all kinds of books on your phone, tablet, or e-reader. You'll need to log in using your library patron number. You can find this on your library card - or give us a call if you can't locate it. You can find everything from new releases to your favorite classics right here.


Our Library Catalog

Search our catalog, then email us or give us a call to arrange curbside pickup!

Our Library Catalog  Logo for Destiny Follett